Date & Time
April 28, 2018
Onion Creek Water Quality Protection Lands
Rutherford Ranch House
Stuart Bailey (cell) 512-784-7994
|TIME||SUBJECT / ACTIVITY||SPEAKER & ORGANIZATION|
|8:15-8:45||Arrive / Check in (Gate will be closed by 10:15)||All|
|8:45-9:00||Welcome, overview, questions, introductions||Leaders & Coordinators|
|9:00-11:00||Wildlands Conservation & Water Quality:
-About Onion Creek WQPL
-Protection Lands: The Big Picture
|Matt McCaw – Austin Water/ Wildlands Division / Water Quality Protection Lands|
|11:15-12:00||Wildlands Conservation, Water Quality Protection Lands: Restoration Techniques||Devin Grobert – Austin Water/ Wildlands Division / Water Quality Protection Lands|
|12:00-12:45||LUNCH — Pot Luck – AND GRADUATION CAKE!||All|
|12:00-12:45||LUNCH Speaker – Useful Observations from 15 years of Conservation Work on the WQPL||Kevin Thuesen – Austin Water/ Wildlands Division / Water Quality Protection Lands|
|12:45-1:10||Wildlands Conservation, Water Quality Protection Lands: Volunteer Activities||Cait McCann|
|1:10-1:30||Closing remarks / Graduation acknowledgements||CAMN President, Class Leaders & Coordinators|
|1:30-3:00||Field restoration tour||Matt McCaw & Team|
|2:30-3:00||Facility Cleanup & lockup||Class Coordinators|
From Austin, head south on IH35. Take exit 225/Onion Creek Pkwy. Follow the frontage road and turn right onto FM 1626. Continue on 1626 through lights at Manchaca Rd. & Brodie Lane. At the intersection with FM 967, turn right and continue driving west on FM 967 to the entrance gate, which is 3.4 miles ahead on the left immediately past a pair of mailboxes.
Google Maps Link:
Latitude/longitude – type or cut and paste into google maps these
coordinates – 30.096463, -97.930351
Most map programs will also use this address –
6425 FM 967, Buda, TX 78610
- Lunch provided.
- Bring water for the hike.
- Wear appropriate shoes and clothing for a grassland hike.
- Sun protection/insect protection